Auction 126, Lot 299

"Boston with Charlestown and Roxbury", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Massachusetts, Boston

Period: 1842 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 14.6 inches
29.5 x 37.1 cm

First edition of this detailed steel engraved plan of Boston and the surrounding cities prior to the filling of the Back Bay. Major railways are shown in red. Other details include historical landmarks, hospitals, parks and more. Engraved by B.R. Davies and published by Chapman & Hall.

References: Tooley (Amer) p. 209, #107.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $450

Closed on 12/3/2008